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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Prince’s ‘Welcome 2 America’ makes long-awaited debut

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer The Prince Estate and Legacy Recordings this week has released the long-awaited 2010 Prince album “Welcome 2 America” — a powerful...

New book chronicles family’s road to success in Hollywood

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer After being bitten by the acting bug during a brush with fame during a vacation, a family of four makes...

Smiley returns to broadcasting with KBLA Talk 1580

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — It’s only been on the air for a month, but already the buzz is building for KBLA...

Gibbs overcome by heat at Walk of Fame ceremony

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Five-time Emmy-nominated actress Marla Gibbs, best known for portraying sassy maid Florence Johnston on “The Jeffersons,” received a star on...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: New documentary illuminates Bill T. Jones’ landmark work

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer A new documentary, opening in Los Angeles and theaters and virtual cinemas nationwide July 23, reaches beyond the world of dance...

Author presents path to healing in book about American slavery

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Healing the Wounds of American Slavery,” by Payge Means Hopper, is an exciting new book that presents a path to...

Nigel Lythgoe receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — The first outdoor Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony since March 3, 2020, was held July 9 with the long-awaited...

‘Jeopardy!’ continues guest host tryouts with Stephanopoulos

Wave Wire Services CULVER CITY — Episodes of “Jeopardy!” hosted by George Stephanopoulos are airing this week, a job he said was “very different” from...

Kool & The Gang uplift spirits at Hollywood Bowl

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer After an absence of more than 15 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the live music drought ended July 3...

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